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Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies or the Hudson Police Department. It is not intended to be all inclusive.
Bouquet brings visit from police: A Blackberry Drive woman called police Jan. 31 at 12:41 p.m. to report an unknown person or persons were knocking at her door "for a while." The caller had recently been in the hospital for surgery and was not able to go to the door. Police later determined the knock was made by a flower delivery person.
Stow man charged with gun and drugs: A 22-year-old Stow man was charged Feb. 1 around 4:30 p.m. with improperly transporting a firearm and drug possession after being pulled over by Hudson Police on Darrow Road for a traffic violation. The man was carrying a firearm in a backpack on the front passenger floor board, according to police. Police also discovered the license plates did not belong to that car. Nor did the driver have a carry conceal gun permit. Upon further inspection police alleged drug paraphernalia and marijuana were also found. The driver was issued citations for improperly transporting a firearm in a vehicle, fictitious license plates and drug possession.
Unknown bangs worry business owner: The owner of a North Main Street business called police Jan. 31 around 11:30 p.m. after he heard banging noises coming from his business. The business is one floor below his apartment. Police found no cause for the bangs.
PASSING BAD CHECKS
Not enough cash in the coffer: Police were called to a W. Streetsboro Street business Jan. 31 around 3:30 p.m. for a customer who did not have sufficient funds in a bank account to cover a check. The check was for $500. Police are investigating.
Cell phone found: A cell phone, which was found on Stow Road, was turned over to police Jan. 21 around 3:30 p.m. The battery was dead and the owner could not be located. The phone was placed in evidence.
Charge card found: A Good Samaritan turned in an address book containing a credit card to the Hudson Police Department Feb. 3 around 5 p.m. Police made several attempts to find the owner but could not. The items were placed into evidence.
Fraudulent wire transfer discovered: An employee of a South Main Street business reported Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. that someone tried to transfer almost $67,000 from the business. However the activity was discovered before there could be any loss.
Bad light gets cite: A Bedford man was pulled over Jan. 21 shortly before 9:45 p.m. due to having only one working headlight. The officer said he also felt the man was tailgating another car. The man was cited and released.
DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION
Time not on side of Akron driver: An Akron man was pulled over Feb. 3 shortly after 1:10 a.m. on West Streetsboro Street near Library Street, after a random registration check show he was driving under a suspended license. The man told police he thought there was still time left to pay on his fines before the license had expired. There was not. The man was cited and his car towed.
Let's be blunt -- you're busted: Police pulled over a car on East Streetsboro Street driven by a Lakewood man Feb. 3 shortly after 8 p.m. for a moving violation. According to police the car smelled like "burnt marijuana" and was searched. The driver voluntarily pulled a marijuana cigarette, known as a blunt, from his pocket and gave it to police, according to the report. The passenger had a felony warrant out of North Olmstead for a theft related offense. The driver was cited and released. The passenger was taken into custody and turned over to North Olmstead Police.
The Hudson Police Department's Tips Line provides a confidential avenue for individuals to report criminal or suspected criminal activity. The Tips Line is not a substitute for the immediate reporting of events or situations in progress that require an immediate police response. Although callers may remain anonymous, police would prefer all callers reveal their identity as a source of contact should further clarification be necessary. To call the Tips Line, phone 330-342-1820.